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10 places in Canberra to get breakfast after the Dawn Service

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

For those commemorating Anzac Day by attending Saturday’s Dawn Service at the Australian War Memorial, here’s a quick guide to Canberra cafes open for breakfast following the service. 1. ONA on the Lawns, Manuka Our trading hours for Anzac Day! Hope to see you all after the dawn service #onacoffee #onaonthelawns #visitcanberra #breakfastincanberra A photo posted by ONA ON THE [...]

Man extradited from Batemans Bay following murder

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

A 27-year-old Bruce man has been extradited from New South Wales after members from ACT Policing travelled to Batemans Bay this morning (Friday, April 24). A warrant was sworn for the man’s arrest in the ACT today for the murder of Daniela D’Addario. An application for the man’s extradition was made to the Bateman’s Bay Magistrates Court [...]

Australia’s Young Performer of the Year comes to Canberra

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 6 May 2015 at 7:30 pm; 7 May 2015 at 7:30 pm; ] The Canberra Symphony Orchestra returns to Llewellyn Hall on May 6 & 7, to join forces with acclaimed young Australian pianist Hoang Pham, to perform Tchaikovsky’s first and most famous...Show More Summary

Weekend garage sale guide (25th and 26th April 2015)

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Canberra garage sales this weekend in Chifley, Kaleen, Franklin, Amaroo and Page. Happy Friday! Saturday 25 April 12 Mornington Street Amaroo 7.30am to 1pm Stools, lights, books, kitchen appliances dog kennel and lots more. All mustShow More Summary

Man arrested after body found in car in Bermagui

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Police have arrested a man after the body of a woman was found at Bermagui yesterday. Police from Far South Coast Local Area Command stopped a blue Hyundai Getz on the Bermagui to Tathra Road just after 8.30pm (Wednesday 22 April 2015). The male driver allegedly ran from police into nearby bushland. During a subsequent search of [...]

A look around Canberra – the highs and lows of Kambah

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

I should declare up front that I’m a Kambah girl. I haven’t lived there for two decades, but I grew up there. I even went to Kambah High back in the day. I know, maybe not always something to crow about, but I survived – new kids getting their heads flushed in toilets, smoking in dunnies and [...]

Local sports club profile: Tuggeranong Bulldogs Junior AFL Club

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The Tuggeranong Bulldogs Junior AFL Club, which will this year celebrate its 40th season, is almost as old as Tuggeranong itself. The club was started in 1976 (the result of the South Woden AFL Club moving even further south), just two years after the first families moved into the suburb of Kambah. Its senior teams eventually [...]

Nishi wins International Project of the Year at 2015 Building Awards

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

New Acton’s Nishi building has been awarded International Project of the Year at the 2015 Building Awards in London, according to the NewActon Precinct’s Facebook page. Designed by internationally renowned architects Fender Katsalidis...Show More Summary

Anzac Day bus services

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACTION is offering free special services to the dawn service and the national ceremony plus free bus travel for anyone wearing a service medal on regular route services on Anzac Day (Saturday 25 April 2015). Passengers are reminded a Sunday bus timetable will operate on Anzac Day. Buses to the dawn service will depart from Gungahlin, Woden, City [...]

The Crucible at Theatre 3

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 1 May 2015 8:00 pm to 16 May 2015 8:00 pm. ] The first production for REP’s 2015-16 Season—and the second for 2015—is Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. Opening on 1 May, the production continues until 16 May 2015 at Theatre 3, 3 Repertory...Show More Summary

Canberra launch of Home Truths by Mandy Nolan

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 6 May 2015 at 5:45 pm; ] For anyone who has ever dreamt of owning, building, renovating or perhaps bulldozing their home, or for those who have actually done it and survived, this collection of witty insights and reflections on how...Show More Summary

College recommendations for Year 11 student

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

I’m a year 11 student who currently lives in Sydney. I’m planning to move to Canberra but I have no idea which colleges are good. I’m academically in the average at an average-ranked school and I want to study in ANU in the future for Psychology. Out of Narrabundah, Dickson or Gungahlin College, which is good in [...]

What’s on this weekend? 25th and 26th April 2015

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 25 April 2015 to 26 April 2015. ] Another week almost over! Here's your guide to what's on this weekend, including Canberra's Anzac Day Centenary commemorations. Anzac Day 2015 The Australian War Memorial is hosting two ceremonies to commemorate the service and sacrifice of those who have served Australia during times of war and peace. Show More Summary

Woman’s body found in car at Bermagui

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Police are understood to be investigating whether the body of a woman discovered in a car in Bermagui overnight is that of missing Canberra woman Daniella D’Addario. Daniella, 35, was reported missing earlier this week along with Canberra man Josaia (Joey) Vosikata, 27. At about 8.30pm last night (Wednesday 22 April 2015), police stopped a car on [...]

Concerns for missing Canberra couple

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Policing has concerns for the welfare of Daniella D’Addario, a 35-year-old woman and Josaia (Joey) Vosikata, a 27-year-old man, both missing since Monday, 20 April 2015. The couple was reported missing to police by concerned family members of Daniella on Monday afternoon after being unsuccessful in contacting her over the weekend. Police believe that the couple [...]

Have your say on the ACT Arts Policy Framework

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 23 April 2015 at 12:00 pm; 23 April 2015 at 12:00 pm; ] Minister for the Arts Joy Burch has called on Canberra's arts community to register for tomorrow's public forum on the review of the ACT Arts Policy Framework.   Minister Burch's office...Show More Summary

Local leaders – Caitlan Hatley (The Kai Hatley Foundation)

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Canberra mum Caitlan Hatley has started a foundation to help find a treatment for her seriously ill son, Kai. Four-year-old Kai was diagnosed with rare genetic disorder Mecp2 duplication syndrome in 2010. The syndrome causes intellectual...Show More Summary

Honeycomb/cellular blinds recommendations

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

I’m looking at getting some new blinds and like the idea of the energy efficiency of the honeycomb blinds.  There are so many blind companies though that I am finding it a bit overwhelming.  I am keen to hear others’ recommendations. I like supporting local business so I am looking at Watson Blinds but from a [...]

Cheap eats – Café D’lish (Deakin)

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

When it comes to great places to eat in and around Deakin, Canberra’s foodies are likely to steer you towards Beess and Co in Yarralumla, 210 Degrees in Hughes or perhaps Double Shot at Deakin shops. And while each of these places is worth a visit, there’s one local and unpretentious café that is often overlooked: [...]

Canberra’s most loved public memorial artworks

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Public sculpture commissioned in the memory of our dignitaries has been known to cause a stir amongst art lovers as well as those who take a position on public art. In recent days there’s been chatter internationally about a statue erected back in 2009 to honour Lucille Ball, which sparked a Facebook group titled We love Lucy! [...]

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